ABOUT FLEA & TREES

 

As our husband-and-wife founders Terence Yeung & Bella Koh will attest to, every single item in that space is a pride of joy - passionately fussed upon and lovingly handpicked on their monthly travels.

BELLA KOH, @CATSLAVERY

Bella, is a well-travelled food stylist and vintage lifestyle storeowner. She is a style mogul who has the eye and ability to make food, fashion or just about anything look desirable. This asset has seen Bella featured in countless magazines and social media such as Food52, L’Officiel, An-an Japan, Style:, Harpers Bazaar, Epicure, Her World, August Woman, Honeycombers, Lilreddotfolks, The Straits Times, to name a few. 

Within two years, she has amassed a huge and ever-growing online presence, with over 35,000 active followers (as of May 2014) on both her Instagram accounts – @catslavery & @fleaandtrees.

With Instagram listing her on their list of Suggested Users, which highlights some of the top photographers on Instagram. Bella tries to use organic produce to create healthy yet delicious vegan fare in her home aka #TheCatKitchen. Her gorgeous food posts are immensely popular with her followers from all over the world. Her passionate rituals to cook with love, to share with loved ones and to eat beautiful, taps into an appeal that is universal.

Bella works with a diverse clientele who all understand the value of aesthetics in today’s highly visual climate. Her creative styling work has been sought after by strong brands and she has since collaborates with Crate & Barrel, Supernature, Club21, Vulture mag, Helen Kaminsky, The White Rabbit, Extra Virgin Pizza, Overeasy, 28HKS, Scotts Square, Kinetic and more.

The multi-tasking entrepreneur is also the Head of Buying, Creative Direction and Social Media Marketing for e Flea & Trees in Tiong Bahru. Bella encourages a #slowlife living, adores cats and has been a yoga practitioner for five years. She believes a regular yoga practice centers the mind while the cats offer a form of therapeutic comfort in our fast paced environment.



TERENCE YEUNG, @DEARTERENCE

Terence graduated from the Swire School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic, with a BA(Hon) in Photographic Design. Following that, he went to UK to pursue his Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art with the Goldsmiths College, University of London, and MA Fine Art with the Central Saint Martin College of Art and Design, London Institute. Prior to joining NAFA as a Senior Lecturer, he was in formal employment as a Lecturer with the Temasek Design School since 1998.

As a practitioner and educator, Terence is actively engaged in the arts and creative industry as a curator, designer, artist and photographer. His inspiration being an installation work at the Singapore Pavilion experience at the 10th Venice Biennale International Architectural Exhibition.

Terence also manages Dear Design Studio, where he works with clients on brand communication and interior design. His experience in design and fine attention to technical details make him a well-rounded designer. He specialises in space planning and has worked with clients like The Ritz Carlton Residences, Hayden Residences, KOP Properties, Towngas HK, Bitters & Love, Sunnyhills and DBS Treasures Private Client.

 

With every romantic escape, they come home sharing a suitcase filled with belongings and stories. So you'll always find something new.

 

Bella and Terence love the adage that life is best lived slow.

 

That's why we too urge you, to take your time.

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